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Re: realms...

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-04-16 19:05:18 CEST

On Fri, 2004-04-16 at 11:38, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> I'm starting to play built in authentication in svnserve a bit.
>
> 1) Could someone explain to me what the realms string is actually for?

It's for the client to have a "realm" to grab onto, for caching
purposes. See the section in chapter 6 that explains client credential
caching.

> 2) Am I correct that there is no protocol for users to change their
> passwords, and that administrative intervention is needed to do it?

Correct.

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